Artesian at the Langham

  • Fitzrovia
  • Late Night
  • £££££

Despite some staff changes - The Artesian is back on track as the glossy hotel bar it was designed to be.


1c Portland Place, London, W1B 1JA
+44 (0) 20 7636 1000
Opening Times
Mon-Sat 11.00-02.00
Sun 12.00-00.00


  • The Telegraph

    The Telegraph Says…

    Drinking at Artesian is the cocktail lover’s equivalent of a night at the theatre. Designed by the late David Collins, it's ornately finished with jewelled mirror panelling, crocodile leather-covered furniture in vivid purple and blue...very element of the drinking experience has been given consideration, and it shows.

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  • Barchick

    Barchick Says…

    Artesian is the perfect combination of stunningly chic decor, flawless service and excellent drinks. However, amongst all the Oriental decor and well-heeled guests, there is a secret ingredient – fun! Head bartender extraordinaire Alex Kratena, along with Simone Caporale and the excellent bar team are the best you’ll find, and nobody leaves this bar without a smile on their face...This is next level stuff people. Dress up and get ready to have fun.

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  • Evening Standard

    Evening Standard Says…

    A nostalgic Victorian beauty with nods to the Orient, its interior, designed by David Collins, is a beautiful mix of antique mirrors, purple scalloped leather banquettes and Art Deco fittings. If you're lucky, your drink will be made by the head mixologist and the bar's secret weapon: Alex Kratena — ask for the signature cocktail, the Langham Martini. Interestingly, it also has the largest collection of rums in London. It's won best bar in the world three years running now.

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